Heather Lynn Scott McDaniel was a beloved daughter, wife, mother, friend and teacher who passed away too soon after an illness from COVID-19.
Heather had two beautiful children when she transitioned to heaven, ages 4 and 10, who will be involved in selecting a recipient. Heather graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in education. Heather had a compassionate heart and giving spirit and loved to help others. She understood how difficult it could be to pursue higher education and would be proud to know her legacy would live on to help future generations attend college.
This scholarship aims to support students who have overcome difficult challenges and still want to pursue their educational goals.
Any high school or undergraduate student in Texas who has at least a 3.0 GPA may apply for this scholarship if they have overcome difficult challenges in their life and want to pursue their educational goals and college degree.
To apply, tell us about yourself and the challenges you have faced in your life and why you want to pursue your education.